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Why watch it?
- This musical has clear accents, which are mainly British or European.
- The speech is quite slow and clear.
- Songs are an effective way of remembering phrases and helping with intonation.
- In general the songs are sung clearly, quite slowly and with understandable lyrics. There are some which are more challenging than others.
Moulin Rouge is a musical film directed, produced, and co-written by Baz Luhrmann. It tells the story of a young Scottish writer and poet, Christian (Ewan McGregor), who falls in love with a terminally-ill cabaret actress (Nicole Kidman).